January 10, 2019 RSS feed / News

Honored for decades of service

Senior management personnel at Wills Memorial Hospital presented Lawrence Burton and Randee Barry with honorarium bricks for their many years of service as members of the Hospital Authority of Wilkes County. More...

Sunday School Union convenes at Springfield Baptist

The Wilkes County Sunday School Union convened with Springfield Baptist Church where Rev. Norman Williams served as host pastor and Charles Morgan as host superintendent. The session was opened by President Enoch Booker Jr. More...

State parks, historic sites open despite federal shutdown areas

Despite a common misconception, Georgia state parks and historic sites are not affiliated with the National Park System and will remain open even with the federal government currently experiencing a shutdown. More...

Renowned Chinese acrobats to perform for UGA Presents

UGA Presents is bringing the Chinese Acrobats of Hebei to Athens for two shows later this month on January 25 and 26. The acrobats will perform in the Fine Arts Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, January 25, and 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 26.  More...

Have a plan for food safety in case the power goes out this winter

With snow and ice in the winter, the likelihood of a power outage always lingers. More...

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Top Ten Movies

1. Aquaman (PG-13) Jason Momoa, Amber Heard  2. Mary Poppins Returns (PG) Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda  3. Bumblebee (PG-13) Hailee Steinfeld, Jorge Lendeborg Jr.  4. Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse (PG) animated  5. More...

Radon gas causes lung cancer; test your home for exposure

Not many people think about the dangers of radon, but the radioactive element causes over 800 deaths a year in Georgia.  Radon occurs naturally in Georgia’s granite bedrock and can leach into homes without warning. More...

Get help with tax filing

Want your income taxes prepared and electronically filed for free? If so, call me.  Have you ever heard the saying “there is nothing in life free”? However, this is not true in all situations. More...

Citizens of the month chosen at W-WPS

Washington-Wilkes Primary School is back in action and has announced its “Citizens of the Month” for December. More...

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LITTLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION BEGINS NEXT WEEK

Boys and girls ages 4-16 can start signing up for the 2019 W-W Little League season next Thursday, January 17, through Saturday, February 9, at the Little League office on Ashley Avenue.  The registration fee is $55 for all ages but there is an More...

RAYLE NEWS

Happy 2019, readers! I hope everyone has enjoyed a blessed holiday season. Now, it is back to the daily grind – with the added bonus of trying to work in some resolutions. I do not care for that word, so I set goals each January instead. More...

Tignall News

Are we a little mildewed and muddy? I am just so tired of my everyday outfit…a raincoat and an umbrella. I always like to find a reason to go shopping…I think I need a new raincoat. More...